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SBD/May 9, 2013/Events and Attractions
S.F. Super Bowl Bid Proposal Includes 5,000 Added Seats To New 49ers Stadium
Published May 9, 2013
COUNTDOWN TO N.Y.: In Newark, Bill Wichert noted with about nine months before Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium, tourism and state officials yesterday "called on municipalities, businesses and other local entities to develop partnerships and capitalize on the economic opportunities provided by the game and its related activities.” Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Jim Kirkos said, “This is all about a giant collaboration. We have to put our arms around one another if we’re going to win any piece of the $500 million economic impact the NFL says will take place in our Super Bowl.” A Somerset County (N.J.) Business Partnership event yesterday “attracted local business representatives, transportation service providers, elected officials and others interested in learning how Somerset County can take advantage of the Super Bowl” (NJ.com, 5/8).